Wan Mahamek Is the same plant as ginger or galangal Be in the family Zingiberaceae Looks like an underground rhizome Can be found throughout all regions of Thailand
So there are many local names such as red curry, black turmeric, black turmeric, Mahamekao red, black meat ginger or blue ginger. As for the scientific name of Wan Mahamek Is Curcuma aeruginosa Roxb is a plant in the ginger family, turmeric. Head of wanomahamek It has a white, blue, yellow color sometimes called “black turmeric”. Villagers often consume Until it is the source of further development Yod brought local plants for research and found important substances. Causing the research of Thailand The story of Wan Mahamek on inhibiting hair loss and stimulating hair growth, which is patented by Thai people, is referenced in researches and foreign journals of the said Thai plant.